Huawei has been teasing a new smartphone online, and just a few days ago, the company finally introduced the smartphone as the Nova 2i Lite. Bearing the NOVA in its name, it’s time we pit it against the Huawei Nova 2i. We will break down the side by side specs of the two in order to help users choose which Nova smartphone should they buy.

Nova 2i has but Nova 2i Lite doesn’t

  • Kirin 659 SoC
  • Dual 16 MP + 2 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Dual 13 MP, f/2.0 + 2 MP
  • 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM
  • 3340mAh battery

Nova 2i Lite has but Nova 2i doesn’t

  • Android 8.0 Oreo

Nova 2i, Nova 2i Lite similarities

  • NOVA (lol)
  • Face Unlock. Fingerprint Sensor
  • microUSB 2.0, 3.55mm headphone jack

The Huawei Nova 2i Lite is a slightly downgraded version of the famous Nova 2i, so we can expect a lower price for this one. Bottomline, it’s still up to the consumer to decide. Though, we still don’t have any idea about the final pricing for the Lite model. Which between the Nova 2i and the Nova 2i Lite will you choose? Let us know by commenting below.

Huawei Nova 2i vs Nova 2i Lite Specs, Philippine Price, Release Comparison

SPECS, PH PriceHuawei Nova 2iHuawei Nova 2i Lite
Display6” FullView Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels5.99-inch HD+ (1440 x 720) IPS 18:9 display
DesignAll metal unibodyAll metal unibody
ChipsetKirin 659 SoCKirin 655 chipset
Memory4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM3GB RAM, 32GB storage
Main CameraDual 16 MP + 2 MP12MP RGB + 20 MP Monochrome f/1.8
Front cameraDual 13 MP, f/2.0 + 2 MPDual 13MP + 2MP
Connectivity4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS. Face Unlock4G, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, Gyroscope, Face Unlock, A-GPS
OSAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
SoftwareEMUI 5.1EMUI 8
Battery3340mAh battery3,00 mAh battery
PortsmicroUSB 2.0, 3.55mm headphone jackmicroUSB 2.0, 3.55mm headphone jack
Official PricePHP 14,990TBA
Availability dateOctober 2017March 2018
Where to buyHuawei Stores, authorized online retail storesHuawei Stores, authorized online retail stores


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